Associate Provost-Charlestown Campus

Job description

Category: Administrators

Department: Academic & Student Affairs

Locations: Boston, MA

Posted: Aug 20, 2019

Type: Full-time

Ref No.: NUP

About Bunker Hill Community College:

Bunker Hill Community College is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, Massachusetts, in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts, and at three satellite locations in the Greater Boston area. Founded in 1973, BHCC is the largest of the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts, serving some 18,000 students annually across all modes of instruction. The College offers certificates and associate degrees, early college and dual enrollment, non-credit community and corporate training, and industry specific training programs. The College is the 8th most diverse higher education institution in the United States, and is a Hispanic and Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution. Approximately 900 International Students attend from 107 countries, speaking 75 languages.


BHCC is a progressive institution guided by five goals: to Foster Student Success, Strengthen Career, Transfer and Workforce Readiness, Advance Diversity, Inclusion and Equity and Develop the College's Infrastructure. The College is committed to a learning community teaching/learning environment and, as an Achieving the Dream institution, is focused on data-driven student success.


Boston prides itself on being one of the most livable cities in America with twenty-one diverse neighborhoods offering exceptional medical facilities, vibrant neighborhood business districts, museums, galleries and an extensive network of parks and outdoor recreational areas. Unemployment consistently tracks lower than the national average and job growth in 2014 and 2015 were ahead of projections. Eighty-plus colleges and a quarter of a million college students in the area make Boston one of the country's "youngest major metropolis," according to Boston magazine. Suburbs outside of Boston offer affordable housing options with easy access to public transportation.

Job Description:

Bunker Hill Community College (, is accepting nominations and applications for the position of Associate Provost on the Charlestown Campus. The Associate Provost is a mission-critical executive-level leadership position with academic portfolio to ensure vibrant core program and services development at a senior leadership level. Reporting to the Provost/Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs, the Associate Provost provides strategic leadership and direction for the College's academic programs and student services.


  • Supervises the Dean of Humanities and Learning Communities, the Dean of Behavioral, Social Sciences and Global Learning, the Dean of Academic Support and College Pathway Programs, the Dean of Student Services, the Dean of Enrollment Management and Life Map and the Director of Academic Innovation and Distance Education.
  • Establishes collaborative strategies with the Associate Provost, Chelsea, to ensure the College achieves its stated mission at multiple sites, with attention to the unique focus of each.
  • Assumes a leadership role and works with the Provost/Vice President in the on-going development and enhancement of learning outcomes for the College.
  • Provides leadership in the assessment of academic programs.
  • Participates in the creation of new academic programs and student services in alignment with the College's mission and goals.
  • Oversees the academic affairs budget; monitors expenditures in assigned divisions.
  • Promotes excellence in teaching and learning and fosters an environment of continuous improvement, innovation and positive and collegial relationships between faculty, staff and students.
  • Responsible for the selection of new faculty and staff in assigned divisions.
  • Responsible for the integration of enrollment services and academic programming to improve retention and graduation rates.
  • Ensures that the Dean of Students provides timely and effective responses/solutions for student inquiries and grievances.
  • Provides leadership in the development of grant proposals.


  • Earned doctorate and five years of senior-level management experience as a Dean or higher in an institution of higher education or
  • Master's degree with seven years of demonstrated leadership and accomplishments in the area of academic programs as a Dean or higher in an institution of higher education.
  • Significant supervisory experience with faculty and staff at all levels in a collective bargaining environment.
  • College-level teaching experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Record of successful implementation of academic programs and/or student services
  • Proven ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff and student population.


  • Community College administrative experience.
  • Experience in the development and acquisition of grants

Application Instructions:

Bunker Hill Community College is being assisted by the partners of Hyatt-Fennell. Submit nominations and application materials to Cheryl Hyatt at [email protected], please specify the search in the subject line. Applications include a letter of interest, a current rsum/cv, and contact information for five professional references. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential.

Effective Date: Position is open until filled

For more information contact:

Cheryl Hyatt - 724-242-0476

[email protected]





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Posted: 10/15/2020
Application Due: 12/14/2020
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